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Former Member Details

Mr William Joseph CARLTON (1894 - 1949)

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Date of Birth: 02/05/1894
Place of Birth: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Date of Death: 30/01/1949
Place of Death: Concord, New South Wales, Australia
Parliamentary Service
Position Start End Period Notes
Member of the NSW Legislative Assembly 11 May 1935 30 Jan 1949 13 years 8 months 20 days
Member for Glebe 11 May 1935 24 Feb 1938 2 years 9 months 14 days
Member for Glebe 26 Mar 1938 18 Apr 1941 3 years 24 days
Member for Concord 10 May 1941 24 Apr 1944 2 years 11 months 15 days
Member for Concord 27 May 1944 29 Mar 1947 2 years 10 months 3 days
Member for Concord 03 May 1947 30 Jan 1949 1 year 8 months 28 days
Political Party Activity
Australian Labor Party (ALP). Whip from 1941 until 1947
Community Activity
Qualifications, occupations and interests
Railway worker. Worked in railways, boilermaker's assistant at Eveleigh workshops from 1915 until 1935; organiser for Railway Workers' Union
Military Service
Served in the Australian Infantry Forces from 1916 until 1919, 1st Machinegun Battalion, Private; member of 21st Machine Gun Company Association, active in the Returned Soldiers movement
Honours Received
Membership of other Parliaments & Offices Held
Local Government Activity
Alderman at Glebe from 1929 until 1935
Personal
Son of Alfred Carlton, Harbour Trust employee, and Rachel Elliott. Married Catherine Taylor on c.1925 at Glebe and had issue, 2 daughters and 1 son. Roman Catholic. Rookwood Cemetery from St Ambrose's Roman Catholic Church in Concord.
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